The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 80 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 29 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.85% 1.83% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 3.53% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 8
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
667 764 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.48% 51.80% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 444 550 409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 36 (73.47%) VMware
3 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
4 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
5 24 (48.98%) Linux
6 19 (38.78%) Python
6 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
6 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
8 15 (30.61%) SharePoint
8 15 (30.61%) Apache
8 15 (30.61%) Tomcat
9 14 (28.57%) SAN
9 14 (28.57%) Puppet
9 14 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
10 13 (26.53%) Perl
11 12 (24.49%) SQL
11 12 (24.49%) NetApp
11 12 (24.49%) Perforce
12 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
12 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
13 10 (20.41%) Citrix
14 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
14 9 (18.37%) MySQL
14 9 (18.37%) ITIL
14 9 (18.37%) UNIX
14 9 (18.37%) Finance
14 9 (18.37%) SCCM
14 9 (18.37%) Data ONTAP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (30.61%) Apache
1 15 (30.61%) Tomcat
1 15 (30.61%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 7 (14.29%) JBoss
3 7 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (10.20%) Lync
5 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) SAN
2 8 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 6 (12.24%) IPsec
5 5 (10.20%) Firewall
5 5 (10.20%) LDAP
5 5 (10.20%) WAN
5 5 (10.20%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.08%) SSH
7 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.04%) Internet
8 1 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Games
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) DTV
1 4 (8.16%) Replication
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) UNIX
3 9 (18.37%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
2 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
3 9 (18.37%) ITIL
3 9 (18.37%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (16.33%) Open Source
4 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.29%) DevOps
6 6 (12.24%) Change Control
6 6 (12.24%) Information Security
7 5 (10.20%) CRM
7 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
7 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.12%) Migration
9 3 (6.12%) ERP
9 3 (6.12%) SOA
9 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Python
2 13 (26.53%) Perl
3 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.24%) Java
6 3 (6.12%) Lua
7 2 (4.08%) Bourne shell
7 2 (4.08%) Korn
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.08%) VBScript
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) HND
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) NCDA
3 1 (2.04%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
1 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) DFS Replication
4 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.16%) NFS
5 2 (4.08%) Samba
5 2 (4.08%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Puppet
1 14 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.37%) SCCM
3 8 (16.33%) Ansible
3 8 (16.33%) Capistrano
4 6 (12.24%) Nagios
5 2 (4.08%) WSUS
5 2 (4.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) VMware
2 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.49%) NetApp
3 12 (24.49%) Perforce
4 10 (20.41%) Citrix
5 8 (16.33%) Cisco
5 8 (16.33%) Brocade
6 7 (14.29%) F5
7 5 (10.20%) Splunk
8 4 (8.16%) SAP
9 3 (6.12%) EMC
9 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle
11 1 (2.04%) AppSense
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